officials fight foreclosures
WESTSHORE Nobody want to live next to an abandoned
house. Local governments are responding to citizens' concerns by more
closely tracking vacant properties. And county programs that help
those on the brink of losing their homes have gained publicity.
favors tax-sharing plan
BAY VILLAGE The Bay Village mayor is asking
council members to support a plan for sharing income taxes with
other communities when businesses move from one city to another
within the county.
plans arts center at old red brick schoolhouse
Saying that Westlake residents are underserved in the arts,
a group of residents are hoping to raise $2.9 million to renovate
the old red brick schoolhouse on Dover Center Road and make it the
headquarters of a thriving area arts scene.